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Today's Features

  • The Danish philosopher Soren Kierkegaard wrote a story about a wild duck. The wild duck was flying with his fellow comrades in the springtime northward across Europe. At one point during the flight the flock spotted a barnyard and decided to descend and rest. When they landed they immediately noticed the barnyard was occupied by a large number of tame ducks. The wild duck did not realize at the time that this chance encounter would change the course of his life. 

  • Ecumenical breakfast to be held Jan. 14 at St. John’s Catholic Church

    Jan. 18-25 is celebrated as the Week for Christian Unity.

    The Carroll County Ministerial Association is coordinating an ecumenical gathering.

    It includes breakfast in the parish hall at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church on Saturday, Jan. 14, at 9 a.m.

    The Rev. Chris White and his team will prepare the pancakes.

    The guest speaker is The Rev. Shannon Boaz, former pastor of the United Methodist Church. Everyone is welcome.

  • Wednesday, Jan. 11

    Family Community Pharmacy Program will screen potential clients from 9-11 a.m. at the Northern Ky. Community Action Center, Highland Avenue. Call (502) 732-5253.

    Carrollton Rotary Club meets every Wednesday at noon at Butler Park lodge.

    AA Big Book study groups meet every Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

    Carroll County Tobacco Festival Committee meets, 6:30 p.m., at Welch’s Riverside Restaurant.

  • The following offices will be closed for the Martin Luther King holiday, Monday, Jan. 16.

    Carroll County Clerk’s Office               732-7005

    Carroll County Judges Office               732-7000

    County Sheriff’s Office                        732-7010

  • Many parents are aware Family Ties and the Youth Services Center are two programs located in the Carroll County school district that are vital for students success. These programs need parents to take a brief survey, which is located on the districts webpage under special programs. Family Ties serves Head Start, Kathryn Winn and Cartmell. Youth Servics serves middle, high and alternative schools. Please take five minutes this week to complete the survey. For information, contact Tracey Reynolds at (502)732-9272 or Robin Huesman at (502) 732-7008.

  • Tony S. Colbert and Janelyn L. Jimenez formerly of Iloito City, Philippines were united in marriage on Oct. 27, 2011, at the Naval Air Station Chapel, in Pensacola, Fla.

    Mr. Colbert is currently employed as a correctional officer at Roederer Correctional Complex at LaGrange. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1980 to 2000.

    The couple reside in Carrollton.

  • Wednesday, Jan. 4: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; Zumba, 5:15 p.m.

    Thursday, Jan. 5: Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; yoga class, 9:45 a.m.;  GED help, 3:30 p.m.; homework help, 5 p.m.; ESL Class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, Jan. 6: Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer basics class, 10:30 a.m.; learn to knit, infinity cowl, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

    Saturday, Jan. 7: Walk away the pounds, 9 a.m.; ballroom dance class, taught by Cindy Hedges of Paragon Arts Studio,11-noon.

  • The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, (502) 732-7026

     

    Wednesday, Jan. 4: Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; rummy tournament, 9:30 a.m.

    Thursday, Jan. 5: Euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10:30 a.m.

    Friday, Jan. 6: Commodities. 8:30 a.m.; euchre, pool, Wii games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; ice cream social, 11:45 a.m.

    Monday, Jan. 9: Euchre, pool, WII games, rummy, 9:15 a.m.; morning muffins, provided by New Horizons Assisted Living facility, 10 a.m.

  • Members of the Kentucky Thorough-Breasts “Surviving in Sync” dragon boat racing team attended the Three Rivers District Health Department’s annual awards ceremony where Rep. Tom McKee was on hand to present the team’s non-profit with the pink dragon boat on behalf of Three Rivers.

    Rep. McKee also presented the team with a citation from the Kentucky House of Representatives recognizing their accomplishments.